Greece plans to supply wreck diving things to do to the vacationers in an energy to raise tourism, declared Greek Tourism Minister, Harry Theocharis. Diving in old sunken ships has been hugely common about the Mediterranean area and now it is also aspect of the Greek method to maximize tourism revenues by 10% in 2020.
The minister explained that laws allowing the generation of underwater diving parks are currently currently being reviewed. The region plans to grant entry to shipwrecks sunk a lot more than fifty yrs ago, which were not available for diving right until now. Mr. Theocharis stated that a bill will be offered following thirty day period to open the stays of ships sunk between 1860 and 1970.
Greece, which has just come out of a 10 years of the economical disaster, depends heavily on tourism to raise financial development and employment. Tourism accounts for 25% of the GPD and employs twenty% of Greek labor.
Tourism revenues in Greece previously improved by twelve% in 2019, heading from 16 to 18.one billion euros a 12 months, however, the region expects to maximize arrivals by at minimum five%, surpassing the 31 million people in 2019, and environment the forecast to 32.five million people for 2020. The wreck diving option is predicted to further more raise tourism in the region.